The bill would require the Department of Transportation to provide written notice to utility companies thirty days in advance of street resurfacings in which pipes, mains, or conduits of the utility companies are laid.
Int. No. 379
By Council Members Treyger, Brannan and Holden
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing notice of street resurfacing projects to utility companies
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Section 19-143 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
§ 19-143 Excavations and street resurfacings for public works. a. Notice to public service corporations.
1. Whenever any street shall be regulated or graded, in which the pipes, mains or conduits of public service corporations are laid, the contractor therefor shall give notice thereof in writing to such corporations, at least forty eight hours before breaking ground therefor. Such provision shall be included in every contract for regulating or grading any street in which the pipes, mains or conduits of public service corporations shall be laid at the time of making such contract.
2. Whenever any street shall be resurfaced, in which pipes, mains or conduits of public service corporations are laid, the department shall give notice in writing to such corporations, at least thirty days before the commencement of such resurfacing.
b. Public service corporations shall protect their property. Public service corporations whose pipes, mains or conduits are about to be disturbed by the resurfacing, regulating or grading of any street, shall, on the receipt of the notice provided for in the preceding subdivision, remove or otherwise protect and replace their pipes, mains and conduits, and all fixtures and appliances connected therewith or attached thereto, where necessary, under the direction of the commissioner.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after enactment into law.
LS# 2002/Int. 459-2014
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